What Can a Crane Pick Up? (Hardcover)
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780375867262, 26pp.
Publication Date: September 11, 2012
Yes, a truck And a truck . . . And a truck . . .
And a railroad car, if it gets stuck. A truck, a train,
a car, a plane
can all be lifted with a crane. From poet Rebecca Kai Dotlich and artist Mike Lowery comes a rollicking picture book about cranes--the kind that pick things up We start with pipes and bricks and loads of steel and then move on to funny, whimsical objects: a cow, a ferris wheel, men in business suits, and an ancient mummy's case. With a rhyme that begs to be read aloud again and again, and quirky, exuberant illustrations, this book is sure to delight kids and parents alike. But watch out: Cranes pick UP--that's what they do Look out, or a crane might pick up you
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Praise For What Can a Crane Pick Up?…
Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, July 23, 2012:
“…it’s clear that this machine lives in the best of all possible worlds: where happiness is busyness, calm competence prevails, and no job is too small. Sign us up.”